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  • Rep. Susan Davis: Middle-Class Families Didn’t Hear Much to Cheer About in State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) released the following reaction to the President’s State of the Union address. “If you are a middle-class family hoping to hear how the President plans to work with Congress to raise wages, lower health care costs, and clean up Washington corruption then you didn’t hear much to cheer about in the speech tonight. “While there are a few areas of agreement on which I would be willing to work with the President, he has yet to demonstrate the leadership skills necessa... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Announces Her Guest for the State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) announced her constituent Eric Schlumpf as her guest for the State of Union address. Mr. Schlumpf is a federal employee who was furloughed during the 35-day government shutdown, missing two paychecks. For 25 years, he has served with a number of agencies in Washington, D.C. and San Diego. He currently works as the Budget Officer for the Cleveland National Forest. “Eric is one of the millions of Americans who work for the federal government because of their commit... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on Trump Administration Decision to Withdraw from INF Treaty
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA), a senior member of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee, released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s announcement to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which bans ground-launched cruise missiles that range from 300 to 3400 miles. “Once again, when given the opportunity to put America first or Russia first, the Trump Administration chooses the latter. Russia should be held accountable for its violations, not rewarded... Read more

  • Davis, Shaheen, and Collins Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Ban LGBTQ Discrimination In Jury Selection Process
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA) and U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced legislation to prevent discrimination against LGBTQ citizens during the federal jury selection process. The bipartisan bills would prohibit discrimination against jurors in federal courts on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The Jury Non-Discrimination Act was introduced in the House and the Jury ACCESS Act in the Senate “The words above our Supreme Court say: ‘Equal Justi... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Takes Over As Chair of Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, was named as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment. As Chair, Davis will focus on college affordability, expanding apprenticeship programs, and school safety, and emphasize career and technical training – especially for women. “It’s truly an honor to be leading the subcommittee,” said Davis. “This is an exciting opportunity to craft higher educ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on President Trump’s Speech on the Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on President Trump’s speech on the shutdown. “While I’m glad the President has decided to listen to reason, this could have happened five weeks ago thus avoiding the unnecessary suffering by the American people, who overwhelmingly don’t want a wall. “The top priority now is to ensure federal workers get paid what they are owed, including back pay. “I encourage the President and the Republican Party to take stock of t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Announces Subcommittee Selections for House Armed Services Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement regarding her selection of the Military Personnel Subcommittee and the Strategic Forces Subcommittee. Davis returns to Military Personnel as a member. She was Chair of Personnel from 2007 to 2011 and served as Ranking Member from 2011 to 2017. Davis will be the second highest ranking Democrat on the Armed Services Committee. “With San Diego’s large concent... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Congressional Delegation Trip to Afghanistan
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the Speaker-led congressional delegation trip to Afghanistan. Davis was scheduled to travel with the Speaker to visit the troops. “For a president to cancel and leak the details of a Speaker’s trip to a war zone is beyond reckless. The importance of confidentiality until members and those accompanying safely returned from their mission is paramount. Not only ... Read more

  • Reps. Susan Davis and Tom Marino Introduce Resolution Recognizing January as National Mentoring Month
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA) and Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing January as National Mentoring Month to encourage caring adults in communities across the nation to become mentors and celebrate the powerful impact that mentoring programs have every day in the lives of young people. In the United States, 1 in 3 young people are growing up without a mentor constituting the mentoring gap in our nation. “As someone who helped create and run a mentoring program, I have... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Re-Introduces Bipartisan Resolution to Protect Door Delivery of Mail
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) re-introduced her bipartisan bill, H. Res. 23, that would put the House on record saying postal door delivery must not end. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) joined Davis as lead cosponsors of the resolution. “I have heard overwhelming opposition to ending door delivery,” said Rep. Davis. “A move to stop door delivery of mail would be bad for postal customers, businesses, and the Postal Service. Seniors and people living with disabilities would be... Read more

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